There is no just and serene criticism as yet.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
The way by which you may get money almost without exception leads downward.
I lose my respect for the man who can make the mystery of sex the...
This world is but canvas to our imaginations
Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.
Behave so the aroma of your actions may enhance the general sweetness of the atmosphere.
There is no rule more invariable than that we are paid for our suspicions by...
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that...
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things....
To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
My Aunt Maria asked me to read the life of Dr. Chalmers, which, however, I...
This life is not for complaint, but for satisfaction
We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal and then leap in the...
Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude
It takes two to speak truth, one to speak and another to hear.
Those whom we can love, we can hate; to others we are indifferent.
They take their pride in making their dinner cost much; I take my pride in...
Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person...
Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.